W. Deveraux Palmer
W. Devereux Palmer earned the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA, in 1991.
He is the Program Manager for Electromagnetics, Microwaves, and Power at the US Army Research Office in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA, responsible for a portfolio of basic research projects focused on creating the innovations that will drive the next generation of DoD systems for radio communications, sensing, and electronic warfare. He has developed and sustained relationships between academic researchers, industry technologists, and Army scientists and engineers that have led to significant technology transitions, including advanced development programs and fielded applications. From 1991 to 2001, he served on the technical staff at the MCNC Research and Development Institute, ultimately as Director of Electronic and Optical Packaging. He is engaged in antenna research as a Member of the Graduate Faculty in the Duke University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and occasionally teaches introductory electromagnetics.
Dr. Palmer is a Fellow of the IEEE, holds an Amateur Extra class radio operators license, is a registered Professional Engineer, a member of the Association of Old Crows, the Materials Research Society, Sigma Xi, and a Member-at-Large of the USNC-URSI. He received the US Army Research Laboratory Award for Program Management in 2010 and the US Army Superior Civilian Service Medal in 2011.